StitchCast Studio
Sex Education

Sex Education

January 16, 2021

Youth leaders discuss the stigmas around STI’s, pregnancy, and safe sex practices with Ebony Boyce Carter, MD, MPH, a Washington University Physician with a specialty in Maternal-Fetal Medicine and a practice in High Risk Obstetrics.  Recorded live in Zoom December 18, 2020.

 

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Different

Saint Louis Story Stitchers Artists Collective, 2017

Covid-19 Vaccine Fears and Facts

Covid-19 Vaccine Fears and Facts

January 7, 2021

Season I

Episode 29

 

Covid-19 Vaccine

Fears and Facts

 

Stitchers Youth leaders discuss fears and concerns swirling around the Covid-19 vaccine with their friend Dr. LJ Punch from The “T”.

Recorded live in Zoom December 17, 2020.

 

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Good For Your Health

Copyright Saint Louis Story Stitchers, 2019

Reflecting on StitchCast Studio Season I

Reflecting on StitchCast Studio Season I

January 1, 2021

Episode 28

Reflecting on StitchCast Studio Season I

 

Youth leaders reflect on Season I of StitchCast Studio which included topics related to trauma such as Covid-19, gun violence, police brutality, mental health, compounding issues and more. Recorded November 13, 2020 in Zoom.

 

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What’s your Why

By KP Dennis and Ntegrity

Copyright Saint Louis Story Stitchers, 2020 

The Center Part I

The Center Part I

December 18, 2020

Episode 27 Season I

The Center Part I

Story Stitchers discuss becoming one of eight organizations nation-wide to reach the finalist stage of The Lewis Prize for Music’s  2021 Accelerator $500,000 grant competition. Youth and staff reflect on their application’s focus, a new youth arts and technology facility for Saint Louis’ at-risk youth called “The Center.” Recorded in Zoom on December 2, 2020.

 

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Saint Louis Story Stitchers, 2018.

COP ON MY BLOCK

COP ON MY BLOCK

December 4, 2020

EPISODE XXVI  

COP ON MY BLOCK

Youth leaders discuss the role of police, the impact of police policies on black youth, and the concept of inoculation with guest Luther Tyus, MSW and a former police officer. Recorded live in Strauss Park on November 6, 2020.

 

Pick the City UP Art Interlude: Saints of Louis

Copyright Saint Louis Story Stitchers, 2020

 

Media and Influence

Media and Influence

November 27, 2020

EPISODE XXV  

Media and Influence 

Youth leaders discuss the role and influence of media in today’s society with guest Rhyan Henson, a special assignment reporter at KSDK.  Recorded live in Strauss Park on October 30, 2020 at a Story Stitchers Dance Battle event.

Pick the City UP Art Interlude: Perception Isn’t Always Reality

Copyright  KP Dennis and Saint Louis Story Stitchers, 2016

Painting For The People (Part II)

Painting For The People (Part II)

November 20, 2020

EPISODE XXIV

Painting For The People (Part II)

 

Youth leaders discuss painting a fence mural on Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive as a part of The Shelter Project, a community collaboration which creates a bus shelter and fence mural painting for the neighborhood with collaborators Kim Jayne and Hassan Shariff from the Wellston Loop Community Development Corporation, bus shelter designers Jessica Colangelo and Charles Sharpless from Somewhere Studio, LLC, and Adrian Gonzalez from Katherine Bernhardt's studio.  Youth Council members worked with artist Katherine Bernhardt to create the mural, which is located on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. at Hodiamont. Recorded live in Zoom September 15, 2020.

 

The Shelter Project is sponsored in part by Wellston Loop Community Development Corporation, Somewhere Studio, LLC, Wells Goodfellow Neighborhood Improvement Association, Katherine Bernhardt, Metro St. Louis, Alberici Constructors, Inc., Ryan Goser of Goser Structural Engineering, LLC, LJ Punch, MD and “The T”, Cure Violence, and Saint Louis Story Stitchers youth programs such as mural painting and community organizing for The Shelter Project are supported through grants from the City of St. Louis Youth Crime Prevention grant of 2020, Youthbridge Community Foundation Nonprofit Recovery and Resilience Fund, Missouri Foundation for Health, Incarnate Word Foundation, Regional Arts Commission, and Arts and Education Council PNC, and Spirit of St. Louis Women’s Fund.

StitchCast Studio is sponsored by City of St. Louis’ Youth at Risk Crime Prevention Grant of 2020, Steward Family Foundation, Spirit of St. Louis Women’s Fund’s three year grant 2020-22, Arts and Education Council PNC Grant, and Missouri Foundation for Health.

To learn more visit storystitchers.org.

 

Pick the City UP Art Interlude: Dear Shooters                  

Copyright KP Dennis and Branden Lewis, 2018.

Recording Saint Louis Story Stitchers, 2018.

Painting For The People (Part I)

Painting For The People (Part I)

November 13, 2020

Painting For The People

(Part I)

Youth leaders discuss painting a fence mural on Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive as a part of The Shelter Project, a community collaboration which creates a bus shelter and fence mural painting for the neighborhood. Youth Council members worked with artist Katherine Bernhardt to create the mural. Recorded live in Zoom September 8, 2020.

 

The Shelter Project is sponsored in part by Wellston Loop Community Development Corporation, Somewhere Studio, LLC, Wells Goodfellow Neighborhood Improvement Association, Katherine Bernhardt, Metro St. Louis, Alberici Constructors, Inc., Ryan Goser of Goser Structural Engineering, LLC, LJ Punch, MD and “The T”, and Saint Louis Story Stitchers youth programs such as mural painting and community organizing for The Shelter Project are supported through grants from the City of St. Louis Youth Crime Prevention grant of 2020, Youthbridge Community Foundation Nonprofit Recovery and Resilience Fund, Missouri Foundation for Health, Incarnate Word Foundation, Regional Arts Commission, and Arts and Education Council PNC, and Spirit of St. Louis Women’s Fund.

 

Pick the City UP Art Interlude: Sneak Attack

KP Dennis and Branden Lewis

Copyright Saint Louis Story Stitchers, 2020

Mental Health and Money

Mental Health and Money

October 16, 2020

Youth leaders discuss mental health and its effect on finances in this discussion with Candice Cox, LCSW, counselor and owner of A&A Inspirations, LLC. 

 

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WADE 

Copyright held by the artist. Recording by Saint Louis Story Stitchers, 2017.

Reflecting on the Covid-Filled Summer and Looking Forward to the Unknown

Reflecting on the Covid-Filled Summer and Looking Forward to the Unknown

September 30, 2020

Episode XXII

Reflecting on the Covid-Filled Summer and Looking Forward to the Unknown

Youth leaders talk about their experiences during the pandemic and their hope for a healthy future for all. Recorded live in Zoom August 25, 2020.

 

Pick the City UP Art Interlude: Different

Copyright Saint Louis Story Stitchers, 2017.

 

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